NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneshwar

NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar is one of the sought-after coaching programs among the UG streams available to the aspirants. We offer a gateway to your dream of joining the pioneer institutes of Fashion, Design, and Art, the NIFT.

Bhubaneswar as an Educational Hub

Bhubaneswar is the hub of education and a golden triangle with Konark and Puri in Odisha. The city is famous for its Car Festival, Rath Yatra, and prestigious educational institute.

Bhubaneswar in the last decade has witnessed a rapid transformation in the field of education. It has now established IIT, IIMC, IIM, IITTM, NLU, AIIMS, BPSMS, IIIHT, and NIFT. Bhubanswhwar has institutes offering higher levels of education from science to art, and research programmes.

Considering the rapid growth the crisis of good coaching centers emerges especially for students who want to grow their passion into a profession. Aspirants of NIFT entrance exam face problems and AFA has served as a bridge to do that.

AFA is the best coaching for NIFT preparation in Bhubaneswar. It trains students from scratch to make them confident and guide them on how to score high. With 14 years of service, alumni of AFA feels proud to have real-life exposure at such an early stage. It helps them inculcate professionalism and the results thus are in their favour.

AFA offers several courses but the goal and objective remain the same – To get into the NIFT Institute. Bhubaneswar has a NIFT branch in its city and thus we offer regular visits of faculty to motivate and share tips that helped them. AFA with its demand has two branches in Odisha that are in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to prepare for NIFT.

The NIFT Nutshell

Full-FormNational Institute of Fashion Technology
Conductory BodyNIFT
Frequency of the EntranceOnce a year
Language ModeEnglish & Hindi
Application FeeGeneral & OBC (non-creamy)- 2000; SC/ST/PWD - 1000
Registration Month (tentative) December to January
Exam Month Feb/Mar (Phase 1), Apr/May (Phase 2)
Duration of the ExamCAT- 3 hour, GAT - 2 hours, Situation Test - 2 hour
SubjectsGeneral Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, GK & Current Affairs, Drawing Aesthetics
No. of Colleges Involved17
Mode of ExamOffline
No. of Test Centers32

NIFT Entrance Eligibility

The NIFT eligibility criteria for undergraduate is looked at in two areas that is - AGE and Qualification. The eligibility, course specific might differ for UG and PG both.

NIFT eligibility criteria for undergraduate and postgraduate differs in one section and that is age. There is no limit considering the age as specifically mentioned in the undergraduate application guidelines.

For B. Des Courses

(Fashion Design/ Leather Design/ Accessory Design/ Textile Design/ Knitwear Design/ Fashion Communication)

  • Candidate should have passed their 10+2 level of education from any stream
  • Candidates with 3-4 yr of diploma program recognized by AICTE or State Board
  • Candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam
  • Candidates who have passed from a foreign university recognized by the association of Indian universities
  • The candidate should not be more than 23 years of age

For B. F. Tech Course

(Apparel Production)

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as their subject
  • Candidates who have passed from a foreign university recognized by the association of Indian universities
  • Candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Math as their subject
  • The candidate should not be more than 23 years of age

For M. Des Course

  • The candidate must have passed the undergraduate degree from a recognized university
  • No age limit

For M. F. Tech Course

  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in B. F. Tech
  • No age limit

The seats reserved for the various category are as follows,

  • Scheduled Caste - 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
  • Other Backward Caste (non-creamy)- 27%
  • Person With Disability - 5%
  • Foreign Nationals/SAARC/NRI - 15%
  • State Domiciles - 20%

The reserved sections students enjoy the benefit of upper age limit are relaxed by a period of 5 years. Reservation of Seats at NIFT. To know about the seat availability for a specific course in your dream branch you can contact us.

NIFT Syllabus

Preparing for NIFT and not knowing the syllabus is like preparing for a war without any knowledge and weapons.

Knowing the syllabus of NIFT limits your preparation in a positive way. You know exactly what is to be covered for the specific exam.

The NIFT syllabus differs from paper to paper. And, thus preparing with specific and updated details is important and needed. At AFA, we provide the best study material courses with NIFT Syllabus discussed in detail.

NIFT CAT Syllabus preparation with the Best Coaching in Bhubaneswar

The NIFT CAT syllabus is vast. The reason is tests students' basic and fundamental knowledge about drawing and designing aesthetics. NIFT CAT important topics that must be covered are mentioned below.

Design TheoryColour TerminologyInspiration & Design Development
Colour Psychology & Optical IllusionsElements & Principles Of DesignMood, Theme & Colour Inter-relationship
Natural & Geometrical FormInnovation in DesignPrinciples of Composition
Creative Thinking & WritingOptical IllusionUnderstanding Light & Shade
Visual LogicForm & FunctionColour, Pattern & Texture
Theme DevelopmentDrawing FundamentalsPicture Analysis
Memory DrawingInspiration & CreativityOrnaments & motifs
Use of Measurements, Scale & proportionsOptical IllusionForeshortening & Perspective
Developing Themes & Colour AssociationsUsage of Colour in CompositionsImagination & Doodling
3D VisualisationPresentation TechniquesExpression & Emotion
Exercises on ImaginationLateral ThinkingStory Pictures
Graphics & PictogramsInnovation & CreationDesign Awareness

NIFT GAT Syllabus Preparation with the No.1 NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar

NIFT GAT syllabus has 5 sections. The students are examined on their general awareness, aptitude skills, and comprehension so they have a practical approach when it comes to design for their real clients.

NIFT GAT syllabus covers Quantitative Aptitude, G.K. & Current Affairs, Logical Ability, and Comprehension ability. Mentioned below are important topics from the five important section of the NIFT GAT entrance exam.

  • Quantitative Ability (Fractions, Rate of Interest, Ratio and Proportion, Work and Task, etc.)
  • GK and Current Affairs (Read Newspaper and stay updated with current Affairs)
  • Analytical Ability & Logical Ability (Syllogism, Alphabet & Eligibility Test, Analogy & Data Sufficiency, Input-Output, Number Sequence, Blood Relations, Directions, and Time Sequence)
  • Communication Ability and English Comprehension (Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Meaning, Correct Spelling, Word Substitutes, Idioms & Phrases, and so on)

NIFT Situation Test Preparation with NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar

NIFT Situation Test is the last exam of the NIFT entrance exam for UG aspirants. It is the practical exam that does not check the knowledge in a written form but by a practical approach.

Students create a 3D model and write their approach, thoughts, and technique to build the 3D model within a given time frame. Mentioned below are the important topics that must be captured that must be practiced before the NIFT Situation test.

Conceptualisation SkillsAesthetic Appeal
Colour SchemeWorking Methodology
Innovative IdeasOverall Presentation
Composition of ElementsNeatness
Creative use of Materials Provided

How to Prepare for the NIFT Entrance Exam with AFA, the Best NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar?

AFA is the best coaching center to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam. The reason,

  • Experienced faculty members
  • Comprehensive and concise multiple courses to choose from
  • Right quality and updated study material
  • Extensive library
  • Exclusive revision sessions
  • Previous year papers practice
  • 24*7 online support
  • Regular tests & performance evaluation
  • Personalized doubt sessions
  • Daily quizzes
  • Standard mock tests
  • Great infrastructure
  • Workshops, webinars, and crash course
  • Confidence build up

The preparation for NIFT entrance was never this easy for students in Bhubaneshwar. But with AFA, the best NIFT coaching in Bhubaneswar, it is now easy and possible. AFA has provided 100% results for the past 14 years and promises to do so forever.

The main focus is to empower students to choose the career of their choice without fearing the stereotypical societal norms. NIFT offers a creative approach for students who are passionate about designing and innovating world class designs.

AFA is the best coaching to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam in Bhubaneswar. AFA, the No.1 NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar, offers various courses with the goal to build students' confidence, nurture their skill, and provide the best source to prepare and crack the NIFT entrance exam.

Classroom Coaching for NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar

  • Regular Classes
  • Recorded Videos
  • PDF Study Material
  • 24*7 Online Support
  • E-study materials and pdfs
  • Detailed Analysis of NIFT Situation Test
  • The Practice of 3D Models with Experts
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Mock Preparation Tests
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Detailed Model Making Classes
  • Doubt Sessions

Choose your Course module for NIFT Coaching in Bhubaneswar

  • NIFT Situation Test Online
  • NIFT Situation Test
  • 15 Days NIFT Situation Test Online Live Coaching
  • 12 Days NIFT NID Course
  • 12 Days NIFT Course
  • 2 months NIFT Crash Course
  • 150 hours crash course
  • Summer Crash Course
  • PEARL Academy Crash Course

Crash Course Benefits- Highlights of the NIFT Coaching Classes in Bhubaneswar

  • Recorded Videos
  • PDF Study Material
  • Mock Test Series
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Online Support
  • Guidance for Preparation-Model Making
  • Tips and Tricks for NIFT entrance Exam
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Doubt Sessions

Online Coaching Classes for NIFT Preparation in Bhubaneswar

  • Recorded Videos
  • Live Classes Regularly
  • PDF Study Material
  • Mock Test Series
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Online Support
  • Guidance for Preparation-Model Making
  • Tips and Tricks for NIFT entrance Exam
  • Regular Evaluation and Feedback by Experts
  • Doubt Sessions - Personalized
  • Chapterwise Revision

NIFT Exam Pattern

NIFT entrance exam is conducted once a year in two phases - Written & Practical. The exam is held with a gap of one month. The two stage of NIFT entrance requires a consistent practice and AFA helps students in the best way possible at Bubaneshwar.


NIFT CAT exam falls into the written exam of NIFT entrance. NIFT CAT carries 50% of the exam weightage. It is held for three hours and has subjective based questions. The exam is of 150 marks maximum and has three questions with options to choose from.

The NIFT CAT exam is conducted offline. The syllabus for NIFT CAT is very vast. The reason it becomes difficult for students to clear the exam is not being exposed to such basic fundamentals of drawing and designing. And, students need to gather the material to know correct information. At AFA, we make learning easy ensuring students understand the concept.


NIFT GAT is the second written exam of the NIFT entrance exam. It is conducted for two hours and has objective based questions from each of the five sections.

NIFT GAT preparation requires time and constant practice, the reason being no time given to revise. NIFT GAT is conducted right after a short break from NIFT CAT exam. NIFT GAT carries 30% of the NIFT entrance exam.

NIFT GAT is the only NIFT exam that carries negative marking. It deducts 0.25 for every wrong answer. To prepare for the NIFT GAT exam we provide exclusive rapid revision sessions and regular mock tests.


NIFT Situation test is the last exam of the NIFT entrance exam. It carries 20% of the exam weightage but impacts the overall score drastically.

Students who qualify both the written phase of NIFT exam become eligible to appear for the NIFT Situation test. It is held for two hours and is held in the NIFT institute most probably.

Students within two hours are suppose to prepare a 3D model and submit a write-up speaking about the technique, inspiration, practicality, and provide great insight into its sustainability in a compelling and clear sentence.

Students are provided a bag of regular materials and they must carry essentials to use those materials and create a 3D model with their full potential.

10 Useful Tips to Prepare for NIFT Entrance Exam

NIFT entrance exam has been considered the toughest exam to pass for the 16 branches of NIFT with no extra seats. Preparing in the very right way thus becomes a challenge. But AFA, the best coaching to prepare for NIFT, provides students with resources freely so they can avail the opportunity and enjoy the benefits to make their dream come true.

As the best coaching institute for NIFT in Bhubaneswar, we advise students to follow the 10 basic rules to ignite their preparation for NIFT entrance. Mentioned below the magic key ingredients that you must follow religiously.

  1. Increase your speed - Your goal should be to set goals everyday that are doable. Increasing speed should be done every day. Your outstanding creativity with speed and innovation is going to make you successful. The main purpose of the exam is to test your imagination within a limited time and to be able to do that sketch a lot and increase your speed with everyday practice.
  2. Sketch a lot - As important and crucial as it should sound. Sketch whatever you see around with every perspective that it strikes your mind. Draw posters, logos, interior of a house, toys, and everything with speed. Sketch freely with good shades, try color combinations and with great details.
  3. Detailing - Your profession is going to design considering all the aspects of the place, raw materials, perspective, and many other factors. Hence, focusing on detailed work becomes your responsibility. You are a designer and your work speaks volumes about your seriousness and passion from it. So, focus on details and create a great impact.
  4. Time Management - Begin with simple tasks of drawing and basics of designing like a coffee mug, t-shirt, showcase and so on. And, steadily build yourself with practice. You are going to appear for an exam and thus keeping the time frame is important. Time management is the quality to crack the NIFT entrance exam.
  5. Increase your observation and visualization skill - You will be examined on your time management and innovative approach. And, that requires good observation skills. So, go around, see the road, shops, view of the market, company’s logo, dresses. Just get inspired and practice with your visualization power. This will help in all other exams.
  6. Draw without pencil - Sounds weird but it is advisable to draw without pencil so you become confident about your drawing skills and make less mistakes. Less mistakes equals less time consumption. It also helps you draw with more detailed designs.
  7. Practice old question papers - Practicing old question papers helps you get acquainted with the exam pressure, pattern, and evaluate your preparation. At AFA Bhubaneswar we evaluate students' scores of NIFT papers and provide a detailed summary to let them know the sections that need more practice.
  8. Take expert advice - Yes! Seeking advice from seniors helps one prepare better and avoid the common mistakes early. Learning from one’s mistakes and getting suggestions that might boost the score should never be ignored.
  9. Get good sleep - Sleep helps your brain process well and thus increase your creativity and memory. A good sleep is all you need to prepare for the NIFT entrance exam and feel energetic and not burdened with the exam pressure.
  10. Consistency - Consistency are your magic beans while preparing for the NIFT entrance exam. It then takes less time to revise, your confidence gets high and you value time. Consistent preparation is important and the advice received to crack the NIFT entrance exam.

Mentioned above are the magic beans that we provide students for success. Fortunately, it has helped our students to crack the NIFT entrance exam and make AFA the best coaching to prepare for the entrance exam.

  • NIFT Previous Year Paper
  • Mock Test Papers
  • Revision sessions
NIFT Test Centers
NIFT Participatory Colleges
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Jodhpur
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kangra
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Srinagar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhopal
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Raebarelli
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bhubaneshwar
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad


When is the NIFT entrance held?

NIFT entrance is held in the month of February and May every year. The forms of which are available in December and January.

What types of questions are asked in the NIFT Situation Test?

The NIFT situation test has three questions asking to draw a product, logo, and place. The question changes every year but generally falls into these three categories.

Are there diploma course courses available at NIFT?

Yes! There are various diploma degrees available at NIFT like Retail Management, Textile Quality Management and so on.

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